Yes and no.

I can’t be the only person in the world who doesn’t look at the author’s name on a book or post, who doesn’t care who the actors are in a movie or tv series.

I know I’m unusual. I hear it from my wife every time I pick out something new for us to watch on Netflix: “Who’s in it?”, she’ll ask, and I almost never know. Invariably, when we watch it, she’ll tell me that we saw so and so in that other show, and I’ll agree that the face looks familiar, but the name means nothing to me unless they are truly famous.

But I can’t be the only person that doesn’t care.

I do recognize your name, but I clicked on the story because of the title and only saw the name after. I’m aware that I’ve read a fair number of posts you wrote, but I couldn’t name any or even say what you usually write about. So if someone did steal this, my reaction would be the same.

Which leaves your point perfectly valid. People who notice names will notice your writing. People who do not will not notice the thief’s name, so even if they manage to hijack everything you write, they won’t gain anything.

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